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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 18:48:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 36%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:01 PM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, May 28, 2014 at 6:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 18:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 43' South, Longitude: 174° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.99 meters/second, 1612.8 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.21 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 36.0"1002.06 miwest0° 11' 15.5"12.89 minorth1002.19 mi
24 hours12° 04' 32.4"834.91 mieast4° 28' 46.8"307.79 minorth889.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandThu 6:48 AM278 km173 miles150 nmNorthwest NW
RawakiFri 7:48 AM511 km318 miles276 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoFri 7:48 AM936 km581 miles505 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiFri 6:48 AM998 km620 miles539 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaFri 7:48 AM1382 km859 miles746 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 6:48 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroFri 6:48 AM1833 km1139 miles990 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaFri 6:48 AM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiFri 8:48 AM1990 km1237 miles1075 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiThu 7:48 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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